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The case for broadening Hydro One ownership

October 6, 2015

Probably the most controversial action taken since I was elected is the decision to sell off 60 per cent of Hydro One. I have heard from many constituents about the deal, and in this column will make the case for why it is the right thing for Ontario. Our mandate We do have a mandate […]

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Shall we remember them?

Our National Day of Remembrance is approaching and as November 11 draws near, my discontent with the action taken by Royal Canadian Legion’s Ontario Provincial Command, to stop funding service dogs for wounded veterans, is increasing exponentially with each passing day. Recently, the Legion’s Ontario Provincial Command put a moratorium on the use of Poppy […]

Support group encourages positive change

Frank worked at a large telecommunications company many years ago, but has since been on ODSP, and has even fallen behind on filing his taxes. He was distraught and overwhelmed when he came to the Beaches Mental Wellness group ( on its first day in January 2015. While he had (and still has) the support […]

Cycling in the city is still not safe enough

It has been a lethal year on the streets of Toronto. Twenty-three pedestrians have been killed so far in 2015, and last month, during Bike Month, three cyclists were killed within two weeks. After these tragedies, cyclists held a “die-in” at City Hall to honour the victims and call for action. I was there to […]

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